Gary Mc Govern – Profile


ACT DETAILS ________________________________________

Type of Act: Solo

Gary McGovern performs a wide variety of popular music from traditional ballads to more contemporary popular songs from the 60’s 70’s 80’s and 90’s up to more current artists.

Drawing on more than 25 years of providing entertainment in pubs, restaurants, hotels weddings and corporate functions he is able to adapt his set for a variety of occasions.

He has played throughout Europe and America. There is something in his song bag for every one.

In addition to playing contemporary popular sings he is a composer of original songs which have revived critical acclaim.

He pays guitar harmonica and Irish Bouzouki.


Special occasions covered (2hr gig):
21st, 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th, Ballad event, Wedding

EXPERIENCE _______________________________________

Type of music played: Wide Variety of music from traditional ballads to classic pop songs he is also a composer of his own material

Sample song list:
Waterboys/Van Morrison/Neil Young/John Denver/Beatles/Bob Dylan/Cat Stevens/Eagles/ Traditional Irish songs and ballads/Christy Moore/Luka Bloom Mamas and Papas/Saw Doctors/Rod Stewart/Garth Brooks/ Pogues/ Simon and Garfunkel/Steve Earl/Joni Mitchell/Zutons/Paul Brady/Del Amitri/Oasis/KT Tunstall/Bill Withers/Don McLean/Paul Weller/The Verve/Brian Kennedy/Lindisfarne/Billy Joel/Richard Thompson/Pete St John/Ewan MacColl/Peter Sarstedt/John Martin/Travis/Crosby Stills and Nash/Thin Lizzy/

Own material if required

Plus much more……..

Interact with crowd: Yes

Previous venues played:
Fitzsimons Temple Bar
Bad Bobs Temple Bar
Gogartys Temple Bar
The Quays Temple Bar
Nancy Hands
Potin Still
Parmerstown House
The Villager Chapelizod
Terenure Inn
Darkey Kellys
Padar Kearneys
Black Lion
DeBruns, CastleKnock
The River Bar
The Penny Black
The Halfway House
Central Hotel
Courtyard, Leixlip
Brogans, Trim
The Gasworks
The Strand, Rush
Murrays, Lusk

Summer Spanish Residency, Nejer
Summer Italian Residency, Tusacany
Ski Lodge Entertainment French Alps

Donneybrook Hotel
The Four seasons Hotel
Jonstown House Hotel
The Westin Hotel
Bellineter House hotel, Navan
Boyne Hill House Country Estate
Clarion Hotel
North City Hotel
Louis Fitzgerald Hotel
Trinity Hotel
Glen Royal Hotel Maynooth
Ballsbridge Hotel
Hamlet Court Hotel

Bespoke commissions to sing at weddings and private/corporate events

EQUIPMENT ________________________________________

Instruments played:
Guitar, Harmoinca, Irish Bouzouki, Bodhran

Tracks: No

Acoustic gig: Yes

Sound equipment:
Dynachord 600
EV SX 300’s

Various other PA for smaller venues

Lighting equipment:

Break/Interval music: Yes


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